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May Flower Overview
Spiraea is a genus of about 80 to 100 species of deciduous shrubs. They make wonderful hedges with the reward of snow white (or pink) flowers.
Common problems with May Flower
Generally problem free
May Flower Companion Plants
Combine with other flowering shrubs or plant on mass.
How to harvest May Flower
Flowering branches can be harvested for the vase, but the flowers are not long lasting and the petals fall like confettiaround the arrangement.
How to propagate May Flower
Take green-wood cuttings in summer.
Divide suckering species in spring or autumn.
Special features of May Flower
Attracts useful insects
Makes a beautiful hedge plant.
Other uses of May Flower
Some species have been used in traditional healing in the form of teas.
Many species of Spiraea are used as ornamental plants in temperate climates, particularly for their showy clusters of dense flowers. Some species bloom in the spring, others in midsummer.